Ten years ago, the world economy ground to a halt in the wake of the biggest financial crash in the history of capitalism. The vastly overinflated atmospheric […]
The collapse of Carillion and the threat to thousands of jobs worldwide is not just an indictment of the infamous public-private partnership model beloved of UK governments for the last 30 years. It […]
The resignation (28/11/17) of Ireland’s Deputy Prime Minister (Tainiste) Frances Fitzgerald TD, for failure to address massive police corruption, marks a deepening political crisis in the 26-County Irish State. It has also opened a small but revealing window on […]
The Paradise Papers revelations show that neither a Labour government in the UK, nor any other national government can match up to the […]
Over the past year household incomes in the UK grew by just 1.5% but outstanding car loans, credit card balances and personal loans rose by 10%.
That 8.5% gap is one […]
There’s been a dramatic drop in consumption of basic commodities such as bread and milk in Greece in the first months of 2017, according to the Hellenic Food […]
Debt from hedge funds to ease the squeeze in the NHS?
This madly dangerous proposal comes from Jim Mackey, chief executive of NHS Improvement.
His big new idea is […]